While he said he does want to help those who truly need the program, Sacia said Illinois is becoming too much of a welfare state.
Bivins and Sacia said it is their job to fight for the district and that is what they want to do.
“But when you’re one of 118 state reps or 177 legislators, we don’t always get our way,” Sactia said.
When asked what people can do in their area to make a difference, both legislators said the people were doing it by having such an event. Bivins said people need to get involved and contact their representatives.